Actor Evgeniy Lazarev has died on 80-m to year of life

Актер Евгений Лазарев скончался на 80-м году жизни

Film and theater actor, theater Director Yevgeny Lazarev has died on 80-m to year of life, told RIA Novosti the son of actor Nikolai Lazarev.

“Father died this morning from cardiac arrest at the Central military clinical hospital of a name Vishnevsky in Moscow. He will be buried in the family vault at St. Nicholas Archangel cemetery,” he said.

Актер Евгений Лазарев скончался на 80-м году жизни
Evgeny Lazarev when he was the chief Director of the Moscow drama theater on Malaya Bronnaya

According to him, something about the farewell ceremony, he is not yet ready to say, but hopes that will help his theatre (theatre of the Russian army — ed.) and the head of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia Alexander Kalyagin.

Evgeny Lazarev — Soviet, American and Russian film and theater actor, people’s artist of the RSFSR, theatre Director and teacher — Professor of the School of arts of the University of southern California. Born March 31, 1937 in Minsk. In 1959 he graduated from the School-Studio of MKHAT (the course of Viktor Stanitsyn).

Актер Евгений Лазарев скончался на 80-м году жизни
Evgeny Lazarev in the film “Vasily Surikov”

He served in the Riga Russian drama theatre, then at theatre of a name of V. Mayakovsky. In the eighties he was the chief Director of the Theater on Malaya Bronnaya, then moved to the Theater Mossovet. In the nineties Lazarev moved to the United States, starred in the television series and movies, and later, in 2009, he taught at the School of arts of the University of southern California. Has dozens of roles in film and theater, widely known thanks to his roles in the films “One day, 20 years later” (1980), “Fathers and grandfathers” (1982), working in the TV series “the Investigation leading Experts” (“fruit of life”, 1981).

Evgeny Lazarev was awarded the Order of peoples ‘ Friendship and Order of Honour for many years of fruitful activity in the field of theatre arts.

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